Charlevoix Staff

Meet the Charlevoix Staff 

Joel Smith, Physical Therapist, Clinical Manager

Joel obtained his bachelor of science from the School of Kinesicology at the University of Michigan in1995.  He graduated from Temple University in 2000 with a Masters of Physical Therapy degree.  He chose the field of physical therapy because of the unique and individualized hands on care it allow you to provide to patients.  When not working as a therapist, Joel enjoys his time with his family, and exploring the waters and woods of beautiful northern Michigan.


Tasha Wagner, Physical Therapist

Tasha obtained her bachelor of science in Biology from Ashford University in 2009.  She graduated from St. Ambrose University in 2012 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  Her clinical experience included Outpatient at NMSMC in Petoskey, Neuro at Abbott Northwestern Hospital and Pediatric at the UVA Children's Hospital.  Tasha is originally from Iowa and does love corn!  In her free time, Tasha likes to run, be crafty, play sports, and enjoy the beauty of northern Michigan.

Amy Bartling, Licensed Athletic Trainer 

Amy has a degree in Sports Medicine from Central Michigan University.  She is a certified personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is a certified massage therapist specializing in medical massage.  Amy lives in Charlevoix with her husband, Kris, and children, Kristopher and Lauren.

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Melissa Troup, Physical Therapist Assistant

Melissa is originally from Illinois and earned her Bachelor degree from Grenville College.  She continued her education at Baker College of Muskegan to pursue her PTA degree.  Melissa has worked for NMSMC in other clinics and has found a new home in Charlevoix.  She enjoys working in her garden, staying active with her husband and spending time with her extended family.


Erika Collins, Licensed Athletic Trainer

Erika is from Laingsburg, Michigan, where she graduated from Laingsburg High School in 2007.  After high school, Erika obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Athletic Training from Albion College in 2011.  Aside from Athletic Training, Erika is also a Licensed Emergency Medical Technician- Basic.   Erika is the athletic trainer for Charlevoix High School. In her spare time, she loves working with ceramics, playing cards, photography and being around her family and friends.


Morgan Stewart, Physical Therapy Aide

Morgan is a Charlevoix High School graduate and joined our staff in August, 2012.  He is continuing his education in the medical field at North Central Michigan College.  Morgan is also the assistant coach for the Charlevoix High School baseball team.   He enjoys baseball, football, and running around with his two dogs.

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Cindy Themm, Physical Therapy Aide and Front Desk Assistant

Cindy has lived in Charlevoix since 1988 where she met and married husband Thomas "Bud" Themm. Tom is co-owner of Themm Brothers Dairy Farm in Charlevoix. They have 2 children Alyssa and Evan who both live and work in Charlevoix. She joined the NMSMC team in December 2018. When not at work she enjoys baking, crochet, gardening, camping and horseback riding.

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Caytee Scott-Vrondran, Front Desk Manager

Caytee joined our Sports Medicine family in October of 2016. She brings with her a wealth of health care experience and is a Licensed Certified Nursing Assistant.  Caytee is from Charlevoix and is a Rayder inside and out. She volunteers her time on the Charlevoix Sports Booster Board of Directors.  Caytee and her husband have three sons and loves fishing, baseball, football, and spending time on the sunny beach with her family. 


Kris Way, Fitness Instructor

Kris has lived in Charlevoix since 1984. Her husband, Barney, a Charlevoix native, is co-owner of Dry Harbour Marine of Charlevoix.  Together they have five beautiful and active daughters Katie, Kari, Kim, Kandis, and Kelsey and a granddaughter, Sophie.  Kris enjoys boating, running, baking, and spending time with her family. She has run 9 marathons and looks forward to #10, but is enjoying running after Sophie for now.   Kris joined the Petoskey Staff in September 2006 as a P.T. Aide.  In July 07, she transferred to Charlevoix.  Loves being a part of this great team!




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Home office Petoskey West Clinic
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Petoskey East (231) 348-7950
Harbor Springs (231) 348-7002
Charlevoix (231) 547-0380
Boyne City (231) 459-4750
Indian River (231) 238-4880
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Petoskey, Petoskey East & Boyne City

Our Petoskey clinic is located within the Bay Street Orthopedic building, 4048 Cedar Bluff Drive. 231-347-9300 [map]

Our Petoskey East clinic is located on the corner of Mitchell & Division, 345 N. Division 231-348-7950.[map]

Our Boyne City Clinic is located in the SOBO district, 210 S Lake Street 231-459-4750 map

Charlevoix & Cheboygan

Our Charlevoix clinic is located in the Kmart Plaza, at 06510 M-66, 231-547-0380 [map] 

Our Cheboygan clinic is located south of town, 9445 N Straits Hwy, 231-627-7201 [map]

Harbor Springs & Indian River

Our Harbor Springs clinic is located next the Harbor Springs airport, 8452 M-119 Harbor Plaza, 231-348-7002. [map]                                        

Our Indian River clinic is right in the heart of downtown, 3805 South Straits Hwy, 231-238-4880. [map]